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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: europe faced a potential new direction today after voters in france and greece rejected harsh austerity measures. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the weekend's elections, and what's at stake across the continent. >> brown: then we turn to the presidential contest here in the u.s., as vice president biden stirs new questions over the politics of same-sex marriage. >> ifill: spencer michaels reports on a trendy gourmet treat of the crunchy, crawly variety. >> these are huge. they're usually super abundant and very good to eat. i can put it in barbecue. >> brown: and margaret warner examines the trial of five 9-11 suspects arraigned in a military courtroom on saturday. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the at&t network-- a living, breathing intelligence bringing people together to bring new ideas to life. >> look, it's so simple. >> in a year, the bright minds from inside and o
from a bridge. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we go inside the courtroom at today's sentencing and explore the issues in a case that captured national attention. >> ifill: then, we examine a lawsuit filed by catholic leaders, institutions and schools against the obama administration for mandating birth control coverage for employees. >> brown: from our american graduate series, paul solman reports on a move to keep kids in school by teaching skills both inside and outside the classroom. >> high school dropouts here in bloomington, illinois building low income houses like those very homes behind me. is this the way to get kids back to school and into the work force? >> ifill: judy woodruff assesses the nato summit, as world leaders agree to hand over security in afghanistan by the middle of next year. >> brown: and we remember powerful german baritone dietrich fischer-dieskau. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the at&t network-- a living, breath
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: president obama today said definitively he now believes same-sex marriage should be legal. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the "newshour" tonight, we'll explore the president's evolution on the issue and talk about the debate going forward. >> brown: then, we turn to the political upset in indiana, where a tea party candidate toppled veteran senator richard lugar. >> ifill: we get new details about the would-be suicide bomber who was a double agent cooperating with the c.i.a. to foil an al-qaeda bomb plot. >> brown: from cambodia, fred de sam lazaro reports on one group's efforts to help homeless children have a brighter future. >> in make-shift gatherings like this one-part kindergarten part clinic, the children come to get cuts and scratches tended, to play board games or a rare luxury: to shampoo their hair. >> ifill: and ray suarez talks with steven lee myers of the new york times about the high-level, diplomatic drama that freed a chinese activist. >> brown: that's all ahe
'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the blind lawyer's escape, and the diplomatic dilemma his case poses for the obama administration. >> woodruff: then, we explore how apple and other tech companies take advantage of the tax code, and sidestep millions in state and federal taxes. >> ifill: ray suarez examines the debate in wisconsin over recalling the governor. is it an early test of pro and anti union power for the november elections? >> brown: judy woodruff assesses the strength and influence of al-qaeda one year after the death of osama bin laden. >> ifill: and we close with a look at the combat paper project, a program for veterans that turns uniforms into art. >> i felt like there was pressure building up and i had nowhere to turn, no outlet, and the first time i started cutting the uniform i was literally separating away, tearing away at the fibers of war. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> everybody wants to stay healthy. when i moved to the united
: and as author toni morrison is awarded the presidential medal of freedom today, jeffrey brown talks with her about her latest novel "home", set in america in the 1950s. >> there was something going on in the country, that really became the sea, and the little green shoots that became the civil rights movement, and the anti-vietnam war movement. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> growing up in arctic norway, everybody took fish oil to stay healthy. when i moved to the united states almost 30 years ago, i could not find an omega-3 fish oil that worked for me. i became inspired to bring a new definition of fish oil quality to the world. today, nordic naturals is working to fulfill our mission of bringing omega-3s to everyone, because we believe omega-3s are essential to life. >> at&t >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possib
mayoral candidate suleiman brown but documents allege donations were transferred from candidate a to candidate b and that gore destroyed a record of those illegal payments. the charges seem to support allegations that suleiman brown made after he was fired from his job as an accountant in the gray administration. he said he was paid by gray staffers for bash former mayor adrian fenty during campaign debates. now, mayor gray has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing but political analysts believe the charges against gore may be just the beginning. >> they get a small fish and they try to trade up and say all right, we'll give you leniency or we'll often the charges if you can tell us more about people high are up. so this is really about the worst possible thing you can say for the mayor and the mayor is going to have to address these questions and repeat the same things which he repeated before. >> mayor gray has not said anything about this case so far. he is in las vegas right now. he is referring questions to his attorney, bob bennett and that attorney says that it would be inappr
from rhode island. tsa officials stopped a father and his young son yesterday. terrell brown reports they had gun parts and ammunition in a bizarre hiding place. >> reporter: on monday at the airport in providence, rhode island, a routine search turned into a major security scare. while screening a passenger's carry-on bag, tsa agents found the hardware of a 40 caliber gun, a magazine loaded with two rounds of ammunition, and a firing pin all concealed within three stuffed animals, including a mickey mouse. >> the stuffed animals were contained in the carry-on bag. the carry-on bag was going through normal procedures. >> reporter: the bag belonged to a 4-year-old boy traveling with his father to detroit. tsa agents confiscated the items but let the man and boy get on their plane. >> the officers were comfortable allowing the father and son continue on the flight. he indicated that he was unaware they were there. the public was never in any danger. >> reporter: police believe neither father nor son knew they were carrying a weapon and in a statement a spokesperson said, they believe t
to lying to the fbi about payments he and another aide thomas gore made to sulaimon brown using gray campaign funds. brown was paid to keep up verbal attacks against then mayor adrian fenty. the prosecutors say gore would take out money orders, then brooks would put false names on them and hand them over to sulaimon brown. the money orders had a total value of over $2,000. >> the underlying charges go to the very heart of our electoral system. we need to have a fair and honest system of elections and obviously mr. brooks along with others violated thiazin of fairness when they engaged in this scheme. >> -- this sense of fairness when they engaged in this scheme. >> brooks said he was instructed to give the money to brown, but it's unclear who instructed him to do so. >>> more fallout from that lavish $800,000 las vegas conference held by the general services administration. the official at the center of the scandal left the agency. jeff neely played a big role in organizing the 2010 conference. you may also remember this video that showed employees mocking the agency's spending habit
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with the murder of trooper wesley brown. trooper brown was working security for an appleby's restaurant in forrestville in june 2010. he threw out williams for being drunk and disorderly. williams got a gun, returned and shot brown to death. >>> we've just learned that d.c. police have charged 19- year-old michael davis for the death of a tourist from colorado. davis is the younger brother of n.f.l. players vernon and vonte davis. the victim, 66-year-old gary dederichs of denver died from head trauma last month. police found his body in the city's petworth area. the defendant was already in custody. he had been charged with two other attacks. >>> a special session is beginning next week in maryland's capital, but the deal is set and the votes are in place to finalize a budget. that will avoid half a billion dollars in drastic cuts. the house and the senate are expected to approve the new budget which hikes taxes on high earners. that's individuals who make more than 100,000 a year or couples making $150,000 a year. their taxes will go up as much as three-quarters of a percent. when it c
, which is getting the nickname of snake island. it is swamped with venomous brown tree snakes. for the locals, enough is enough, it seems. our reporter rebecca has been there to find out what they are doing about it. >> it all started with one stowaway snake, but today on this tiny pacific island there are millions. the brown tree snake might not look like much of a menace, but this unwelcome guest has become a nemesis. >> there he is. this is a very typical sized for the brown tree snake. let me know when you feel comfortable. you've got him. >> this snake is one of the most successful in case of species in the world. he arrived on the island six years ago and has decimated the local wildlife. this area used to be full of sounds and now it is silent,. no more than 6000 snakes per square kilometer on the island. >> it has now gone after everything it can acquire to feed on. we thought that the bird populations would decline, so then it switched to rodents, lizards, and across the board -- we thought that the snake population will decline after the birds were gone, but the snak
maryland state trooper wesley brown. trooper brown was killed outside a forestville, maryland restaurant in 2010. williams could get life in prison. >>> the washington national cathedral is going to dedicate its carving of rosa park. it joins other carvings honoring those who fought for social justice. the dedication will take place with a choral concert at 5:30. >>> radio station wpgc is calling for a prayer today for chuck brown. the d.c. go go music legend is fighting pneumonia. the station is asking people to say a prayer at noon for brown's recovery. >>> according to one report, president obama had planned to announce his support for same- sex marriage before the democratic national convention this summer. >> but political reports vice president joe biden's announcement sunday that he supports same-sex marriage forced the president's hand. either way president obama's announcement is what people are talking about this morning. >> delia goncalves is live outside the white house with more on the story. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning, mike. a lot of analysts in fact say
, remembering writer and artist, maurice sendak. he died earlier today after suffering a stroke. jeffrey brown talked with him in 2002. sendak is the author of scores of books, including "where the wild things are." their conversation began with sendak discussing the challenges of creating books with pictures for readers of all ages. >> very difficult form. it is like balancing pictures with words. it is rhythm. it is syncopation. it is where you stop writing and start drawing. it is a continuous thread: words, pictures, words, pictures. it has a tempo, almost a metronome on it. why would children go into a book? so you need to pack stuff into that metronome right from the start so they syncopate with the book. you know that children hum and move when they are reading a book, turning pages, looking at pages. the timing has to be intuitive to an incredible degree. >> brown: but the key to reaching children, you're saying, is this whole interaction? not, say, the story or grabbing them with an image? it is more? >> i'm not doing this because it is designed to entice children. i don't know how to
. federal judge james browning was put on the bench by president kennedy. in fact, he held the bible at jfk's swearing-in. the montana native, also a world war ii vet went on to shape the ninth circuit court. the courthouse in san francisco bears his name. he's survived by his wife of 70 years. judge browning was 93. >>> after a grueling 16 days, one of the london marathon's most remarkable competitors finally finished, and you can hear the well deserved applause. claire lomas was paralyzed from the chest down after a riding accident five years ago. she managed to cover the 26.2 mile course with the help of a bionic suit that senses her motion and tells her legs to move. her daughter, 15 months old, was right there as her mom crossed the finish line. >>> there's fascinating new research that shows what happens in our brains when we brag about ourselves. they say it has the same pleasure effect as food and money do on the brain. they estimate that these days people devote about 40% of every day speech to telling other people what they feel or think. very same dynamic that fuels social media,
a little more refined. karen brown reports. >> reporter: it seems jarring to think that maynard james keenan, loud and raunchy rocker can also be maynard james keenan, up and coming winemaker. music fans know keenan as front man for tool, a band whose albums have gone multiplatinum, two of them reaching number one. keenan most often sings of anger and pain. a world far removed from this vineyard in jerome, arizona, an historic ghosttown. you're a rock star. you can just slap your name on wine and it would sell? >> that wouldn't be genuine. that wouldn't feel right. we're creating art here. this is not just a commodity. i can't know that unless i made it. if i can hold off releasing the 2010 till spring, that would be good. >> reporter: what he creates are premium high-end wines. his caduceus label, winning over criti critics. "wine spectator" magazine rated one vintage 91 out of 100. his tastings draw art connoisseurs and some hard core music fans. >> only probably the biggest genius in the entire world. >> reporter: his barrel room has also served as a recording studio. here for one
brown reports that the president and leaders from other nations are finalizing plans to end the war in afghanistan. >> the president met with world leaders on the final day of the nato summit. leaders are approving a timetable to end the war in afghanistan. nato forces will be pulled out of that country by the end of 2014. >> the region of the world had a profound interest in afghanistan that is stable. >> outside of the conference protesters are demanding that the war ends now. >> we're here because we've had enough of the war machine and we're tired of paying for it. >> demonstrators have been peaceful for the most part. but on sunday, a group of protesters clashed with police. leading to dozens of arrests. the police may outnumber the protesters today, and yet many of the downtown businesses were shut down again in anticipation of the protest. which centers around bowing. the aerospace giant told their employees to stay home. the war in afghanistan had become very unpopular. two out of three americans oppose the war and the numbers are higher in other nato countries. france's new
of "rolling stone," and buzzfeed, and patricia shah rose from brown university, which is known as the university of virginia of the north. on this day you've been speaking to people around the white house, around the campaign. >> right. >> what have you learned about how the president got to this point? >> i've been working the phones and my sources over the last 72 hours, the president has taken a stand. we know that mrs. obama wanted him to come out on this. we know his kids, top level members of his staff who are openly gay who he has been listening to. but the final straw according to a top campaign source, we were always going to do something this year, but the vice president revealed our hand a little early. and here we have the vice president revealing his hand on meet the"meet the press" three days ago. >> i'm absolutely comfortable men marrying men and women marrying women and heterosexuals marrying, they are all entitled to the same act rights the same civil liberties. >> one of the by-products you michael and trisha, we all wondered what it would mean for the preside
president. we begin with president obama in gay marriage. ronald reagan is with us as well as ellie brown. support for gay marriage is just about down the middle, almost even. a recent wall street journal poll shows 45% approve and 43% disapprove. that's less than a year ago when 37% approved of gay marriage and 54% disapproved. i'm not quite sure where we're headed so i'm going to go to our experts here. ron reagan, everybody in town here and everybody in the country, not just gay activists or gay people or liberal activists, seem to think that the president supports gay marriage, he just won't say it. should he say it? >> yes, he should. this whole involving thing has really jumped the shark. he's taken more time evolving on this issue evolving from h. the problem is, you can make an argument. a little bit of hyperbole there but i thought i would add some color. we all agree he's making a political calculation, and we can argue whether that political calculation is correct or incorrect, but it's an obvious political calculation. he's taken a simple rights issue and he's trying to kind o
brown. >> straight ahead, new information from his family including an update on his condition as he recovers in the hospital. we are checking more headlines coming your way next. ♪ so, this is delicious okay... is this where we're at now, we don't care anymore? we just eat whatever tastes good? excuse me? [ man ] like these sweet honey clusters, they're awesome so no way they're good for you. but i guess that's okay right? actually there's a half a day's worth of fiber in every ... why stop at cereal? ya know? cancel the gym membership. bring on the pork chops and the hot fudge. fantastic. are you done sweetie? yea [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. >>> it looks like chuck brown is recovering from pneumonia. according to the "washington post," his daughter revealed the information yesterday. sources say he was admitted to the hospital after complaining of arthritis. this is when doctors discovered and removed a blood clot. he contracted it pneumonia while recovering from the operation. brown recently cleared his may concert calendar canceling all scheduled per
any cuter? that show is so good. >>> and you know who else is so good? alton brown is here. the amazing alton brown. he's going to whip up a little bananas foster. >> the morning edition. >> we're going to set things on fire. >> more desserts. >>> and you are the host of the james beer foundation awards. i was there. you killed. >> really? i survived. thank you. >> and you didn't set anything on fire. >> i did not. but i will today. >> that's right. >>> we know that mother's day is coming up. and we're all blessed to have extraordinary mothers in our lives. and i am included in that. she grew up in the depression. she married a tuskegee airman, my mom. and my mom, lucimarian roberts, sharing her wisdom. in a new book. "my story, my song," along with missy buchanan, who we will talk to in a moment. here's my momma. ♪ when it's heavy you're never left alone ♪ ♪ to bare it all >> reporter: faith, family and friends. that's what my mom's life is all about. and at the age of 88, she is taking a lifetime of lessons learned and putting them to paper in "my story, my song." >
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